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Midwest Bone & Joint Center staff present Kala Bunse, Principal of Tri-County Christian School a check to fund promethean boards for classrooms. Pictured (left to right): Denise Bennet, Marketing Director; Teresa Grimshaw, Business Manager; Dr. Chris Main; Kala Bunse, Principal. (Photo/Shon Coram). Midwest Bone & Joint presents donation
By: Taylor Lay, Intern Staff Reporter Midwest Bone & Joint Center presented a company-sponsored donation to Tri-County Christian School on...

Promotional signs in the window of the Macon Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber meets monthly to discuss events, development, and educational programs for local businesses. Chamber of Commerce meets for educational development
By: Taylor Lay, Intern Staff Reporter The Macon Chamber of Commerce met Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at AJs for a guest presentation and to discuss...

City of Macon paints crosswalks downtown at the corner of Rook & Rollins streets. (Photo/Shon Coram). City paints crosswalks downtown Macon

Another interior of the Macon County Courthouse located in Macon, Missouri. The ceilings of the courthouse are characterized by a tongue and groove diamond technique in green. Update: Macon Courthouse continues remodeling
Photos by Kevin Butner, MHP

Macon city council awards contracts for city projects
By: Taylor Lay, Intern Reporter Macon City Council met at City Hall on Wednesday June 17, 2015 for the monthly meeting to discuss bid awards for city projects. The City...
Bill Hart, Executive Director of Missouri Preservation Commission, walks downtown before the Macon Downtown Stroll. The Commission surveys downtowns to identify buildings with historical significance. Historic Preservation Commission informs locals of efforts in...
by: Taylor Lay, Intern Reporter The event was held at the corner of Rollins and Vine Streets. Executive Director Bill Hart explained to...

Would You Be Interested In Another Demolition Project for the City...
Would You Be Interested In Another Demolition Project for the City of La Plata? I would like to get a poll of how many property owners in the...

Grand Opening at Farmer's Market
The Southside Farmer's Market will hold their season Grand Opening on June 20 from 8-6. There will be door prizes, hot dog lunch, and herb gardens...

Southside Farmers Market located south on highway 63 in Macon, Missouri. Southside offers fresh herbs, vegetables, and baked items to the community Tuesdays through Saturdays. Choosing local markets over the supermarket
by Taylor Lay , Intern Staff Reporter As the days get warmer and longer we enter into a lively time of the year, summer. Perhaps most people...

BOOTS AND BLACK TIE WITH ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL EVENT
Maples Repertory Theatre held the 11th annual Boots and Black Tie on Saturday, June 6, 2015 in downtown Macon, Mo. to raise funds for the current theatre year. Boots and...
EPA puts oil industrys agenda ahead of American farmers -Steve...
EPA puts oil industrys agenda ahead of American farmers It hasnt always been easy for the average American farmer. Farmers have had to work...

Education wins by receiving an increase in state aid
Taylor Lay - Staff Intern Reporter We can all agree that investing in the future generation is a high priority, especially in education. Its important to know what is...
Arrest Made by Macon County Sheriffs Deputies
On 05-19-2015, at approximately 8:20 p.m., Macon County Sheriffs Deputies arrested James D. Wilhite age 35 of Kirksville, Missouri, for possession of methamphetamine with...
Atlanta C-3 Elementary faces wind damage
Taylor Lay, Staff Reporter   Atlanta C-3 school district was left with wind damages to the elementary school during a storm on Saturday, May 16. The strength...
Local Restaurant Reported to have closed its Doors
  Diner 54 in Maconis reported to have closed early last night, Saturday 5/2/15. Reports are management told the employees they were done, loaded up equipment and food...